Concealed Handgun Licenses Increase Among Women

By Ariana Lubelli |

Published 02/27 2014 06:36PM

Updated 02/27 2014 07:02PM

Pink holsters and purple gun cases are becoming more common at gun shows. The recent feminine appeal comes after an increase in women getting their concealed hand gun licenses.

In the past seven years, the number of women with a CHL has increased by 77%. Abilene Indoor Gun Range is seeing the increase and catering to the recent demand. Their merchandise now features woman-friendly items.

Women say the average roles of females have changed in recent years. They believe having the security of a gun for protection is now a necessity.

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